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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
For me, there is nothing quite like good satire. Jonathan Swift’s classic “A Modest Proposal,” in which he darkly suggested using children of poor people in Ireland as food since they had no other sen...
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JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side
During my Thanksgiving weekend at home in Mayberry, my mom “revoked my redneck license” because my children “don’t know how to drink from cans.” I want y’all to know that this is something I take very...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
I hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving weekend with your families, and that you aren’t dragging too much as you start this week. If you got some great bargains on Friday, congratulations. And I hope...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
Anticipation is building for another Thanksgiving holiday at our home, with staggered arrivals and departures throughout the week. My wife has done the shopping and will be pacing herself as the week...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
With the recent tragic church shooting in Texas, the discussion about guns and the apparent ease with which guns can be bought (in the opinion of some) has resurfaced. To be honest, with the unfortuna...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
In the summer of 1966, my parents were in the middle of having a house built for our family, which consisted of the two of them, my older brother and me. It would be the home they would stay in the re...
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